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Testimony of the Comptroller General on the Impact of the Senior Executive Service
GGD-84-32: Published: Dec 30, 1983. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO transmitted its detailed statement, which had been presented on November 7, 1983, on the results of its review of the Senior Executive Service (SES) and accompanying statistical data. The SES program was designed to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and responsiveness of government operations and to: (1) hold executives accountable for government op...
Use of Government Vehicles for Home-to-Work Transportation
NSIAD-84-27: Published: Dec 13, 1983. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO investigated the practice by executive departments and agencies of providing home-to-work transportation to certain employees, focusing on: (1) the amounts of overtime incurred by chauffeurs and drivers and the need for it; (2) the validity of agencies' justification for such transportation; and (3) the cost effectiveness of using alternative methods of tra...
Legislation To Amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits Act
123017: Dec 1, 1983
GAO commented on three bills being considered by Congress to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits Act. GAO noted reasons that the Federal Employees Health Benefit Program has encountered problems, including the: (1) inability to contain the spiraling costs of health care; (2) lack of predictability over budgeting for the government's contribution toward health plan premiums; (3) attempts to...
Comments on Draft Bill To Amend United States Code to Provide for Retained Rates of Pay Benefits for Certain Employees and for Other Purposes
B-188600(DLG): Published: Apr 4, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
[Comments on Legality of Proposed Revision to 5 C.F.R. 531.404]
B-211674: Published: May 25, 1983. Publicly Released: May 25, 1983.
GAO was asked for its views on the legality of the proposed revision to 5 C.F.R. 531.404 which provides that employees in steps 1 through 6 of a grade in the General Schedule must perform at the "fully successful" level to be eligible for a within-grade step increase, but employees in steps 7 through 9 must perform at the"exceeds fully successful" level to be eligible for a step increase. Specific...
Comments on H.R. 1793
B-198207(JLM): Published: Oct 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1981.
No summary is currently available...
Views and Recommendations on S. 381
B-202571: Published: Jun 29, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1981.
Legislation has been proposed to establish an Office of Audit and an Office of Professional Responsibility within the Department of Justice. The bill is inconsistent with existing Inspector General legislation and contains several serious weaknesses. Since Justice already has an Office of Audit and an Office of Professional Responsibility, the primary purpose of the bill appears to be to grant Jus...
Views on S. 84
B-135003: Published: May 20, 1981. Publicly Released: May 20, 1981.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO presented its views on S. 84. The bill would liberalize the retirement benefits for employees who have served as Federal law enforcement officers or firefighters for at least 5 years, but less than the 20 years of qualifying service necessary for retirement under the special provisions pertaining to such personnel. Under the civil service retirement system,...
Views on H.R. 1025, a Bill To Provide for Equitable Waiver in the Compromise and Collection of Federal Claims
B-197290(RCP): Published: May 5, 1981. Publicly Released: May 5, 1981.
The views of GAO were requested on a proposed bill that would provide for equitable waiver in the compromise and collection of Federal claims. The purpose of the Waiver Acts is to allow waiver, either in whole or in part, of a claim of the United States against an employee, former employee, or a member or former member of the military service arising out of an erroneous payment of pay or allowance...
Alleged Unauthorized Use of Appropriated Moneys by Interior Employees
CED-80-128: Published: Aug 13, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1980.
GAO investigated the possible unauthorized use of appropriated funds by the Department of the Interior's Office of Surface Mining (OSM). Also investigated were allegations that OSM misused appropriated moneys by conducting illegal lobbying activities to defeat pending legislation in the House of Representatives. The proposed legislation would: (1) postpone for 12 months the date for submitting sta...